A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:56 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jpn2. Unique identifier: us2000jpn2. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -31.4248° West, -54.9827° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 12:09:56 / February 17, 2019 @ 12:09 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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